Saint Andrew's Day: Celebrating 3D Printing in Scotland

Saint Andrew's Day: Celebrating 3D Printing in Scotland
Saint Andew's Day, or ' Naomh Anndrais' in native Gaelic is upon us once again. The annual celebration falls on the 30th of November and honors the patron Saint of Scotland. For us at 3D Printworks, this day of celebration is a great excuse to highlight a morsel of the fantastic work going on with 3D Printing and additive manufacturing in our small yet ambitious country. 

3D Printed Housing - Addressing the Problem

3D Printed Housing - Addressing the Problem
Could 3D Printed Houses be the answer to the housing crisis that we face world-wide? Here at 3D Print Works, we have seen many concept ideas developed in recent months which look to create affordable and robust housing for those in the developing world.

Essential tools for printing in 3D

Essential tools for printing in 3D
We decided to bring to you our ‘Essential tools for printing in 3D’ so next time you can’t find that essential tool, you can remember reading this blog and say to yourself… “I should have listened”.

3rd Year Attending TCT Exhibition

3rd Year Attending TCT Exhibition
With the 2017 TCT exhibition set to take place in Birmingham next week, preparations have been well underway. This show will mark our 3rd consecutive year in attendance and like every year the excitement has been building. his year we will be showcasing our latest innovative 3D printing filament ‘Vanish’.

Flashback to the 60s (and 90s!): Ben 3D Prints A Troll

Remember these guys? Trolls have been around for almost 60 years falling in and out of popularity. Being a 90s kid myself, we had several of these around the house while I was growing up. Naturally, this was the first thing I thought of when I saw the “Hairy Lion” by _primoz_ and so I set out to create a 3D printable version where you have just as much control over those luscious locks!

Q & A with STRUKT founder and 3d designer Joana Aloise

Q & A with STRUKT founder and 3d designer Joana Aloise

When Content Writer Kathleen spotted 3D designer Joana showcasing her work at Glasgow’s famous Granny Would Be Proud fashion market, she knew she had to find out more! There is more than meets the eye to these geometric and rhomboid shapes…

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education

The TCT 2016 Start UP Zone returned bigger and better in 2016, providing newly established companies with a great opportunity to showcase their products and compete for the Startup Award and a prize of £10, 000. In this year’s competition, we saw 16 companies make their big TCT debut with products and services covering all the major areas.